ComPADRE is part of the National Digital Library concentrating on physics and physics teaching. Check it out. Make a bookmark. Tell your friends!
In addition to great presentations by PASCO (not strictly focused on their equipment), we’ll also offer our ever popular Show ‘n’ Tell–everyone is invited to bring a five minute presentation of your favorite lab, handout, website, or other teaching resource.
More details will be posted here shortly.
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Over the years, the Modeling Instruction program at Arizona State has created materials and a pedagogical approach that focuses on (and seems to get) deep student understanding of basic physics concepts. And they’re branching out into other disciplines.
It takes a commitment of time, energy, and possibly a willingness to be in Phoenix for a few weeks in the summer, but it’s worth learning more. Visit http://modeling.asu.edu for more background.
Their national workshop list is at http://modeling.asu.edu/MW_nation.html.
The AAPT Online Career Center is now associated with the AIP, APS, and AVS Career Centers. You can submit a resumé free of charge on our site and your resumé is automatically entered into a searchable database to which employers have easy online access. Visit the AAPT Online Career Center at http://careers.aapt.org/search/.
Here is a flyer (400K, pdf) that describes the Career Center. You could give to the administrator at your school who is responsible for hiring new faculty.
Go Engineering! is the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)’s free, bi-weekly electronic newsletter that goes out to thousands of K–12 science and math educators across the country. Go Engineering! reaches into America’s classrooms to promote the importance of engineering and technology education and explores the many ways engineering and technology can help teachers meet the challenge of making mathematics and science come alive for students. Subscribe for free at http://www.engineeringk12.org.